George Case, Helen Keller, and Peter Salmon with Army Navy E Award Banner

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.1027

Description: BW print; left to right are George B. Case, Helen Keller, and Peter Salmon; the three are stitting on a sofa with a large cloth banner on their laps; large white letters are sewn onto the banner reading "ARMY E NAVY": Case, an older man with his hair combed back, wears eyeglasses, suit with vest, and a necktie; Keller wears a coat, fur stole, and a dark, flat hat worn at an angle; SAlmon, seen in profile, has bright white hair cut short, eyeglasses, and a dark striped suit; all three are smiling and Keller is feeling the large "E" on the banner; stamped on back, "Credit National Archives 208-PU-107WW-4".

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: 1943

History/Provenance: Part of a collection of prints and reprints supplied by the John Milton Society to CBS News for use in their ca. 1980 series "For Our Times." In 1943, the Industrial Home for the Blind in Brooklyn, where George Case and Peter Salmon worked, received the Army-Navy "E" Award for war production. The award was renewed in 1944 and 1945.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Awards Vocational education World War II